Releases this week are: Sponge Bob: Hero Pants for 3DS, PSVITA and XBOX 360 Tropico 5 for PS4 and XBOX 360
Sponge Bob: Hero Pants
Release Date: February 03, 2015 | Activision | ESRB: E for Everyone | 3DS, PSVITA, XBOX 360
Following the events of The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, SpongeBob discovers that his superpowers make it possible for his mind and dreams to change reality in SpongeBob HeroPants. Save Bikini Bottom and fix SpongeBob’s mind by using the unique powers of his alter ego Invincibubble and the alter egos of Patrick, Sandy, Squidward, Plankton and Mr. Krabs! Travel through alternate Bikini Bottoms, including Prehistoric Bikini Bottom and Dream Land, to search for clues. Solve puzzles and challenges, fight off imaginary enemies and bosses and collect pirate coins to unlock new areas and upgrade skills. Search for hidden items everywhere you go! Play alone or with up to four people in drop-in/drop-out co-operative play.
Release Date: February 3, 2015 | Kalypso | ESRB: T for Teen | PS4, Xbox 360
The game features four new eras: Colonial Era (1850-1914), World War Era (1914-1945), Cold War Era (1945-1989), and Modern Era (1989-present). El Presidente has an extended family that can be appointed to leadership positions. They earn skills and experiences in their new positions. El Presidente can research and renovate, discovering new buildings, technologies and resources. A new trade system with its own trade fleet. The trade fleet can be used to import/export and trade routes to neighboring islands and important nations. Explore your own island with a fog of war system. Send your prospectors to search for new mineral and ore deposits. There is a chance of meeting hostile animals and native tribes. New artwork, over 100 unique buildings that belong to the different individual eras. Cooperative and competitive multiplayer. Up to four players can build their own cities on an island. Player can share resources and citizens, or go to war. Career based gender requirements from previous games have been removed. Men and women are free to pursue any occupation in Tropico, regardless of their gender. The only exception is that workers in religious buildings work either as Priests (male), or as Nuns (female).
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